Sydney: Serbia's Viktor Troicki successfully defended his Sydney International title with a gripping third-set tiebreaker win over Grigor Dimitrov in the final on Saturday.
Serbia’s Viktor Troicki poses with the winners trophy in Sydneyon Saturday. PIC/AFP
The third seeded Troicki fought back from losing the opening set to win on his second match point 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (9/7) in two hours 17 minutes at Ken Rosewall Arena.
It was Troicki's third career final and comes 12 months after he beat Mikhail Kukushkin as a qualifier in the same final. — AFP